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|Subject: A grand fry up! Sat Jul 24, 2010 1:59 pm|| |
Managed to get myself some pictures at 5am in the morning
My guessimate is over 100...
+ the 60 from the first batch.
I'm not too keen on being overrun with fry and I don't want the adults to be exhausted. So how do I give the adults a break?
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|Subject: Re: A grand fry up! Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:40 pm|| |
I think that if the adults are exhausted then they will simply not breed?
I would probably reccomend just feeding high quality, varied foods and occasional protien
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|Subject: Re: A grand fry up! Sun Jul 25, 2010 12:46 am|| |
the only way to absolutly stop them breeding is to remove the male or the female from the tank. thats what i do but lucky for me i have several tanks to move them into.
The next best option is to remove the cave, the male will generally take longer to breed if he doesnt have a safe cave.
But if neither of these is an option then i would suggest the same as crichards, good, high quality diet. and let them do their thing. You will often find that there is two spawns in quick succession then a break while the fish get back into shape
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